The Sweet Spot
On software, engineering leadership, and anything shiny.

Category: design

2011
October
mmtss, a collaborative loop station

## mmtss is a loop station built for live performances. Let's make music together! This project simplifies a traditional loop tracking station and is designed for interactive collaborative music performances. …

August
Introducing Boink, a photobooth for the rest of us.

My friends were complaining that wedding photobooths were too expensive to rent. Could we make one for them? Glen and I from the [Porkbuns Initiative](http://porkbuns.net) stepped up in full armor, …

July
Chat App - Frontend Prototype

[![Chat View - 1](http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5261/5885861130_71e25f2beb.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5885861130/) [![Interview View](http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6053/5885860254_a2aa7f7895.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5885860254/) Some UI work I did for a stealth startup in early '11. Responsible for look & feel and frontend chat interactions. jQuery/UI communicating to …

June
BRUTE LABS UX project: StudentsConnect

I'm on a team with [BRUTE LABS](http://www.brutelabs.org), a volunteer-led design agency working on StudentsConnect, a prototype project making chatroulette-style interactions connecting students from the global North and South. Here's a …

March
UN Declaration of Human Rights (Visualization)

[![UN Declaration of Human Rights (Visualization)](http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5186/5548186559_70e047238c.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5548186559/) This design was created from a Processing sketch that breaks up the preamble to the [UN Declaration of Human Rights](http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/index.shtml) and connects adjacent words …

Slavery Today (Infographic)

[![Slavery Today Infographic (Freedom Sunday)](http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5134/5523317386_1b2c6967c4.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5523317386/)[![Slavery Today Infographic (Freedom Sunday)](http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5092/5522731659_4bfa77761f.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5522731659/) An infographic for [Freedom Sunday](http://www.freedomsunday.org/) at [Regeneration](http://www.regenerationweb.com). [Download as PDF](http://www.andrewhao.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Slavery-Today-Flyer.pdf).

February
Update

A quick update on the art project: * I switched from my normal LEDs to "straw hat" wide-angle LEDs. The viewing angle is much better, meaning also that I can …

January
AppStoreConnect UX

[![2. Dashboard: Reviews Tab](http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5138/5411517135_e63f84705d.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5411517135/) A series of UX workflow designs I did for [AppStoreConnect](http://www.appstoreconnect.com), an overseas Android multi-market submission application. Completed November 2010.

2008
September
Updated portfolio... sort of.

Since I'm in the process of doing some housekeeping around the blog, I've begun moving my [old design portfolio over to Flickr](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/sets/72157602687541585/). [![](http://www.g9labs.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/design-gallery-updated-300x288.png)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/sets/72157602687541585/) This is sort of an intermediary step …

August
Work Series Graphics - Good Shepherd Christian Church

Part 2 of a summer series: [![Work Series](http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3184/2764222573_62576684e8.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/2764222573/) [![Work Series](http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3237/2765067628_f8e05a66d8.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/2765067628/) [![Work Series](http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3117/2764221737_3f4b6ee146.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/2764221737/)

July
Wisdom Series Graphic - Good Shepherd Christian Church

I was commissioned to create graphics for a sermon series titled "Wisdom" at my home church, [Good Shepherd](http://www.gschristian.org/). Some of the artists and leaders decided to go with a lantern …

April
Sensations - Negotiating Noise

[![Sensations - Negotiating Noise](http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2124/2443375144_9e096efe29.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/2443375144/) I'm showing this and a few more design pieces at **Exposed**, Cal Christian Fellowship's art and performance extravaganza tonight. You can visit it today, April 26--the …

Designing the ThinkAnywhere Logo

In my IEOR190A class (entrepreneurship), we're developing a business plan of a company making a device that tracks gestures on any surface. Install it on a whiteboard or a chalkboard …

February
Today's Geek Hijinks

### Morning: Woke up and attempted to mount a Samba file share under Ubuntu. My Gutsy server in the living room is getting a second life as a backup file …

A new blog is coming!

I'm forking this blog in two: a design/development blog and a personal blog. I'll be keeping [blog.g9labs.com](http://blog.g9labs.com) as my technical blog: if you stay with me here, you'll find me …

2007
October
Sensations

[![Sensations - Awaken the Dawn](http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2379/1756742112_a54cf5e9a8.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/1756742112/)

Sensations

[![Sensations - Rocks Cry Out](http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2051/1738876421_c2e2aa4ec8.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/1738876421/)

August
Sensations

![Sensations: Sweet Jesus](http://www.g9labs.com/img/blogart/04-sweet-jesus.jpg)